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Largely ignored in the US for years, QR codes are proving daily how much of a productive and trusted asset they are to restaurant owners in today’s unpredictable market climate. The pandemic has seen a huge increase in the use of QR codes across food and beverage, hospitality, and retail. Now that many brands are using QR codes to enable contactless experiences, these little square matrix barcodes are appearing everywhere.
The Most Important Types of Restaurant Technology and Hardware You Should Be Taking Advatange Of!
The restaurant industry is a rapidly changing place with new technology evolving to improve guest experiences, lower operating cost and improving record keeping.
Restaurant guest now spend more time on line, care more about what they eat and the overall experience they have when dining out, getting take out, or looking for deliver and the rapid tech boom that has moved restaurants from the simple pen and paper to the digital age has opened up a large number of opportunities for restaurateurs .
So what are the technologies that restaurateurs should be looking at?
Are Digital Menus Cost-Effective in a Covid-19 World?
Recently health departments across the United States have required that restaurants who are providing menus to guest use either digital menus that can be cleaned between users or disposable menus that are used only one time. This has raised and interesting question, are Digital menus cost effective in a Covid-19 world or are disposable menus the way to go?
The History of Frequent Diner and Customer Loyalty
Since the creation of restaurants, owners have always wanted and needed to know who their customers are and what they like to eat and drink. This information is vital to the ongoing success of a restaurant.
In addition to knowing their customers they sometimes gave away food or drinks in an attempt to buy favor with those customers. While this worked in most cases there were no controls in place to prevent abuse by employees nor were there any requirements other than the good mood of the owner.